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Solidus: CM.315-2017

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Christina (1632-54) (Ruler)


Silvered copper imitation of solidus issued for Queen Christina of Sweden (Suceava mint)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-04-25) by Starodubov, Y.


Production date: post AD/CE 1622

Components of the work

Object: composed of silvered copper Diameter 15.26 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 0.48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned C, wheat bundle within

  • Text: CHRISTINA·D·G·R·S·
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Design

Inscription present: Arms of Riga

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.315-2017
Primary reference Number: 241478
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Solidus" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-29 15:43:57

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{{cite web|url=|title=Solidus|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-11-29 15:43:57|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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